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Achilles D'Amico

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Achilles D'Amico

  • Date of Birth: 8/11/1917
  • Date Deceased: 6/15/1985
  • Last Known Location: Long Branch, NJ
  • Degree: Education - General Elementary
  • Date Enrolled NSTC: 9/1/1936
  • Date Graduated from NSTC: 6/15/1940
  • Enlistment Date: 5/12/1943
  • Discharge Date: 6/20/1946


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Achilles D'Amico March 17 1944

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Miss Nancy Thompson
State Teachers College
Broadway and 4th Ave.
Newark, N.J.

Lt. Al DAmico 0-1113656
CO B 163 Engn Combat Br.
APO 230 ? PM NY, NY
March 17, 1944

Hello again---, Somewhere in England

Well I guess they can expect Hitler to quit anyday now, now that our fighting Engineer have landed (ahem!).Seriously though, I hope if the big boys have something planned, I hope it happens now. Playing soldier boy for nearly three years got pretty monotonous after a while and I sure would like to stretch my legs underneath a desk again someday and say  Good morning, children, I trust you have all studied your lesson for today (because I havent). 
I really cant say too much, but you may rest assured that England really has felt the war and the term rationing really has meaning here, not the way it is implied back home in the States, will getting close to the bottom now, and, oh yes, visited Stratford-Upon-the Avon and Oxford. So what!!

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